In memory of
David Nelson Cramer was born on January 11, 1937 in Valhalla, Westchester County, New York. His parents, Daniel Nelson Cramer and Clarine Jefcoat Cramer were natives of Orangeburg, South Carolina, who migrated to New York State. David was the eldest of three children. David was an educator at Southern University at New Orleans and a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. David was a lifelong fan of the New York Giants football team. Go Big Blue! He is survived by his wife of 40 years, Cheryl Quave Wilson Cramer; son, Damon Earl Murray (Stephanie) of New Orleans, LA ; son, Daniel Nelson Cramer II (Karen Mahrous) of New York City; devoted former daughter-in-law, Deidra Thomas Murray of St. Louis, MO; four grandchildren: Jeremy Auer, Alisha Smith, Saralynn Quave Murray, and Deidra Murray; three great-grandchildren; nephew, Mikhael Abdul Malik; niece, Linda Townsend; two great nephews and three great nieces; cousins, Clarence Berry, Sr., Dee Dash, and Roseanne Howard; and numerous lifelong friends and colleagues. David departed this life on Wednesday, October 9, 2019. A memorial service will be held at St. Luke's Episcopal Church located at 1222 N. Dorgenois St. New Orleans, LA at 11 am on Wednesday, October 16th. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial donations to either of the following organizations: Fred's Team I Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center P.O. Box 27432, New York, NY 10087 Donation Memo: "Daniel N. Cramer" or Southern University at New Orleans Foundation 6400 Press Drive, New Orleans, LA 70126 DonationMemo: "Social Work in memory of David Cramer"
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